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May 6, 2020

#2303: Error Types

Error Types

[A list with nine entries. The left side has 9 types of errors numbered with Roman numerals. The right side has a description of each type of error:]

Type I Error: False positive

Type II Error: False negative

Type III Error: True positive for incorrect reasons

Type IV Error: True negative for incorrect reasons

Type V Error: Incorrect result which leads you to a correct conclusion due to unrelated errors

Type VI Error: Correct result which you interpret wrong

Type VII Error: Incorrect result which produces a cool graph

Type VIII Error: Incorrect result which sparks further research and the development of new tools which reveal the flaw in the original results while producing novel correct results

Type IX Error: The Rise of Skywalker